The Speech and Language Pathologist administers and coordinates diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative functions relative to communication disorders; establishes and teaches when appropriate for referrals for speech and language disorders; participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings and initiates IEPs for qualified students who need speech and language remediation; conducts preschool speech and language evaluations when needed.
•Appropriate California Credential authorizing service as a Speech and Language Pathologist
•Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the administration of a Speech and Language program.
•Demonstrated organizational ability.
•Bilingual/Biliterate in English and Spanish preferred.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
•Administers and interprets appropriate speech and language evaluations.
•Consults with classroom teachers regarding students with communication disorders.
•Consults with parents regarding methods parents can use at home to help their child with communication disorder.
•Develops and administers a speech and language therapy program consistent with the needs of students and according to established IEP goals.
•Consults with teachers in alleviating student’s communication difficulties.
•Participates in IEP and Student Success Team pertinent to students with speech and language issues.
•Assists in the development of IEP goals in relation to Speech and Language.
•Evaluates student progress in the Speech and Language program and communicates with parents and teachers.
•Conducts regular therapy sessions, individual and groups; prepares the “goals” as part of the Speech Therapy Report on each student scheduled for therapy.
•Provides speech and language screening services.
•Conducts preschool speech and language evaluations as needed.
•Communicates and coordinates the speech and language program with teachers, resources staff, and administration.
•Develops schedules for student services.
•Maintains student records and attendance reporting as required by the District.
•Prepares individual case file on each pupil and those considered for therapy, including Special Language reports.
•Participates in the completion of district Special Education reports and requests for information.
•Consults with community agencies, medical personnel, parents, and other professionals, and acts as a liaison among these groups for children with communicative disorders.
•Attends staff, district, county and other meetings as necessary.
•Secures written parental consent when student is to be tested beyond screening procedures.
•Performs other related duties, as assigned.
• Classroom environment and/or home/hospital instruction;
• Driving a vehicle to conduct work as assigned by the position.
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate various equipment;
• Seeing to read a variety of materials;
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations;
• Sitting or standing for extended periods of time;
• Walking, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, bending over, grasping, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling and moving, lifting and/or carrying 0-50 pounds to waist height.
• Potential for contact with bodily fluids, blood-borne pathogens, and communicable diseases;
• Exposure to anti-social behavior;
• Driving a vehicle during adverse weather conditions.
Ravenswood City School District requires employees to have technology skills. E-mail, standard software usage and data entry are employment requirements. Advanced technical skills will be obtained through on-job training as needed.
The Ravenswood City School District complies with the rules and regulations contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title II of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 respectively. The Ravenswood City school District wishes to inform all individuals that the District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, marital status, pregnancy, physical and mental ability, medical condition, Vietnam era veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other reason prohibited by State and/or Federal law.